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Asked by dddonna on March 4, 2017
Growing Festuca Glauca

Will festuca glauca grow in partial shade, well drained amended soil?

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Downtoearthdigs
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You will need a full sun (6 or more hours) for your Festuca Glauca to grow well and maintain it's color.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/foliage/blue-fescue-grass/blue-fescue-ornamental-grass.htm

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Asked by Tina Sibbitt on May 31, 2017
Blue Fescue at 7000 Feet in NM

It is possible that my backyard desert-type soil is not as well-drained as I thought (there are rock shelves not far under), but I am also wondering how pine trees, i.e., acidic soil affect the fescue. My fescue closest to the pine tree did not do well. Also, my red cactus nearby did great for 2 years and then suddenly died. I thought maybe because my yard worker cut it way back in the fall, including the pretty reddish shoot. Any suggestions?

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